New and Interesting Acquistions

David Jones Portfolio of Engravings

Ten Wood Engravings by David Jones for the Chester Play of the Deluge Limited run of ten woodcuts depicting the biblical flood, presented in a green card stock portfolio; published simultaneously with the 1977 Clover Hill edition of The Chester Play of the Deluge. The printer of the original 1927 Golden Cockerel Press edition didRead More

Aldine Poliziano OMNIA OPERA, 1498 [SOLD]

ONE OF THE GREAT ALDINE INCUNABLES THE 1498 EDITIO PRINCEPS OF THE WORKS OF ANGELO POLIZIANO: Omnia Opera Angeli Politiani, et alia quaedam lectu digna, quorum nomina in sequenti indice videre licet.  PRINTED AT VENICE IN TWO FOLIO VOLUMES IN LATIN, ITALIAN, GREEK AND HEBREW, THE FIRST COLLECTED EDITION OF ANY MODERN AUTHOR.  – from the collections of Etienne Baluze and George Abrams  – Printed in twoRead More

Canadian Art Catalogue

Somewhat recently in the evolution of Bison Books, interest and opportunity have led me further into a specialty in Canadian art books. As an art lover and opportunist, I have begun to extend the reach of the art section, including everything from the collectable and valuable books, to ephemeral items and good quality general referenceRead More

NYC III, 2019

March 2019 saw my third trip to New York City in as many years, again at the behest of my dear friend Doug of Douglas Stewart Fine Books. He needed an extra set of hands to manage his booth at the glittering New York International Book Fair in the spectacular Park Avenue Armory, and IRead More

The Riel Collection

A Catalogue, Written in co-operation with Greenfield Books, Celebrating the life and legacy of Louis Riel. Click here for the illustrated PDF       Riel, A Catalogue   “I am more convinced everyday that without a single exception I did right. And I have always believed that, as I have acted honestly, the timeRead More

The Greenfield Collection

The Greenfield Collection at Bison Books consists of the entire inventory of Greenfield Books, acquired and integrated with our inventory during the summer of 2018. Greenfield Books was established in Winnipeg in 1994, by Michael Park (1946-2017). Michael was a man of classical values, exacting standards and erudite scholarship. When he first entered bookselling inRead More